Media Information

 
 
 
Collection name:
Maps of Africa
Record:
Title:
L'Afrique dressee sur les observations de Ms. de l'Academie Royale des Sciences, et quelques autres, et sur les memoires les plus recens.
Title in Translation:
Africa according to the observations made by the Royal Academy of Science ...
Publication Place:
Paris
Publisher:
L'Isle, Guillaume de, 1675-1726
Publication Date:
1700
Cartographer:
L'Isle, Guillaume de, 1675-1726
Engraver:
Guerard, Nicholas
Height:
45 cm.
Width:
58 cm.
Scale:
Scale in French, Spanish and German leagues
Color:
Colored
Descriptive Notes:
Issued a revised edition in 1722. L'Isle was the first to give the correct longitude, 42 degrees, to the Mediterranean and the first to discard Lakes Zaire and Zaflan; Prime meridian through Ferro Island.
Provenance:
Dr. Oscar I. Norwich
General Area:
Africa
Geographic Focus:
Africa
Period:
17th c.
Norwich Number:
59
Call Number:
NOR 0059
References:
Norwich (2nd ed.), ckey = 3871463
Page:
map 0059, p. 72
Program:
Jacobson Africana Program

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